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Massachusetts Court Rules It's Legal To Take Upskirt Photos On Public Transit

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The court sided with Michael Robertson, who admitted to taking upskirt photos of women on Boston's Green Line train, but said that Massachusetts law does not criminalize his behavior.

The court did say that the law intended to protect women in public and should be updated, according to MassLive.

"At the core of the Commonwealth's argument to the contrary is the proposition that a woman, and in particular a woman riding on a public trolley, has a reasonable expectation of privacy in not having a stranger secretly take photographs up her skirt. The proposition is eminently reasonable, but (the law) in its current form does not address it," the decision reads.